Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Royal Caribbean Debuts Kung Fu Panda Noodle Shop on Quantum

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Quantum of the Seas (Photo credit: Meyer Werft)Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation have commemorated the grand opening of the Kung Fu Panda Noodle Shop, a new family style eatery on board Quantum of the Seas and the first-ever DreamWorks Animation Kung Fu Panda themed restaurant on land or at sea. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Vicki Freed Seeks Names For Royal Caribbean’s Robot Bartenders

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean International’s senior vice president of sales, is asking travel agents for help naming the bionic bartenders on the Anthem of the Seas. (travelpulse.com)

Video. An Eye For Design: A Visionary Behind Royal Caribbean Innovations

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Behind every masterpiece there is a unique and innovative vision. Take a glimpse at the creative process through the eyes of Royal Caribbean’s Vice President of Architectural Design, Kelly Gonzalez.

After fire in Jamaica, cruise ship docks in Brevard on Sunday

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

The Port Canaveral-based cruise ship that caught fire while approaching Jamaica earlier this week is due back in Brevard County early Sunday. (floridatoday.com)

Freedom of the Seas Suffers Fire

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Freedom of The SeasOn July 22, at approximately 9:15 a.m., Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas experienced a fire in a mechanical space as the ship was pulling into Falmouth, Jamaica. (travelagentcentral.com)

Royal Caribbean Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has named Jim Berra Chief Marketing Officer. Jim will be responsible for all aspects of the cruise line’s marketing program, including brand strategy and positioning, consumer and trade advertising, web and loyalty marketing, research, brand development and communications. (more…)

Sneak preview of Royal Caribbean waterslides

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has released the latest rendering image of Harmony of the Seas – the Perfect Storm Waterslides. (www.etbtravelnews.com)

Penghu welcomes biggest cruise liner to visit so far

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

A cruise liner made history Thursday when it became the largest luxury cruise ship ever to visit Penghu, bringing more than 1,300 international tourists to the archipelago in the Taiwan Strait. (focustaiwan.tw)

Royal Caribbean Ditches Dynamic Dining for Non-Quantum Class Cruise Ships

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Quantum of the Seas (Photo credit: Meyer Werft)The Dynamic Dining concept launched on Royal Caribbean International’s latest line of Quantum-class ships will not be rolled out to its Oasis-class ships as planned. (cruisecritic.com)

4,000 Chinese cruise ship passengers sweep through small Japanese village, buying out goods

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Over 4,000 Chinese tourists traveling on a luxury cruise last week landed in a small Japanese village and reportedly cleared out shelves of products, leaving locals fuming as they were unable to purchase even basic necessities.

Majesty of the Seas will continue to offer short cruises sailing with Royal Caribbean International

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Majesty of the SeasThe largest and most award-winning global cruise line announced today that the ship will homeport in Port Canaveral, along Florida’s Space Coast, starting in summer 2016. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Loosens Loyalty Program Requirements

Friday, June 26th, 2015

In a recent post on its blog, Royal Caribbean has announced that it has opened membership in its Crown and Anchor Society customer loyalty program to all guests, even those who have never taken a Royal Caribbean cruise. (travelagentcentral.com)

Quantum of the Seas arrives her new homeport

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Quantum of the Seas (Photo credit: Meyer Werft)Royal Caribbean International today celebrated the arrival of Quantum of the Seas in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, set to sail on three- to eight-night, roundtrip itineraries, year-round from Shanghai to North Asia destinations. (cruisebusiness.com)

Columbia Cruise Services to Manage Thomson Discovery

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Thomson Cruises has selected Columbia Cruise Services (CCS) to manage the Thomson Discovery. After a re-branding period Thomson Cruises will take over the vessel in April 2016, currently sailing as Splendour of the Seas for Royal Caribbean International. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

World’s largest cruise ship tests waters in France

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

The hulking shell of the world’s largest cruise ship slid into the waters off western France on Friday, with workers aiming to have it ready for a 2016 inaugural trip. (ctvnews.ca)

Quantum of the Seas makes history as largest cruise liner to dock in Hong Kong

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Like a floating skyscraper, one of the world’s biggest ocean-going liners sailed into Hong Kong yesterday, making history and a statement about the city’s aspirations as a truly global cruise hub. (scmp.com)

Video. A Job That Soars Above All Others: Operating Anthem of the Seas’ North Star

Thursday, June 18th, 2015


Go behind the scenes with the North Star Operator on Anthem of the Seas as she takes guests on a 300 feet above sea level adventure.

Ovation of the Seas Opens Bookings for Maiden Australia and New Zealand Cruises

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

After months of waiting and much speculation about its itineraries, Royal Caribbean International has opened bookings for the brand new Ovation of the Seas’ maiden season in Australia and New Zealand. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Promotes Dr. Zinan Liu to President, China and North Asia Pacific

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced the promotion of Dr. Zinan Liu to the global cruise brand’s President for the China and North Asia Pacific region. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

A Woman’s Vision Rocks the Music Cruise World with Largest-Ever Classic Rock Festival at Sea

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Cruise event specialists Landry & Kling are pleased to announce the Native American Heritage Association (NAHA) has only a few cabin categories left for their Rock Legends Cruise IV.

Vacationers Enjoy Up to $200 Onboard Credit During Five-Day WOW Sale

Friday, June 12th, 2015

It’s not too late to plan the most memorable summer vacation that the whole family will not soon forget. Royal Caribbean International is offering vacationers up to $200 onboard credit per stateroom for all new bookings during a very special five-day WOW Sale, starting Saturday, June 13. (more…)

Harmony of the Seas Construction Moving Along

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has released photos of its Harmony of the Seas Oasis-class megaship well under construction at STX France. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Royal Caribbean Returns Cover Charge to Jamie Oliver Restaurant

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

After a brief flirtation with a la carte pricing, Jamie’s Italian restaurant onboard Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Anthem of the Seas, has reinstated a cover charge. (cruisecritic.com)

Explorer of the Seas Extends First Australian Cruise Season

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Royal Caribbean has extended its upcoming Australian debut season of Explorer of the Seas by two cruises — a 12-night New Zealand itinerary and a 24-night transpacific voyage from Sydney to Seattle, both departing in April 2016. (cruisecritic.com)

World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Comes out of Dry Dock with Changes

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Allure of The SeasRoyal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas has emerged from an 18-day dry dock with a host of new features including new dining options, cabin types and shops. (cruisecritic.com)

Allure Of The Seas Debuts In Europe With New Vacation Experiences And Retail After Extensive Drydock Revitalization

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Allure of The SeasGliding on an 82-foot zip line; scaling a 43-foot rock-climbing wall; or sprawling out 136 feet above the sea in a cantilevered whirlpool, Allure of the Seas’ guests will enjoy unique, bird’s-eye views as they sail into some of Europe’s most captivating cities.

Royal Caribbean selects Mullen Lowe to handle creative efforts

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Pending successful contract negotiations, Mullen Lowe will will become Royal Caribbean’s creative agency, replacing J. Walter Thompson. Mullen Lowe was selected after an extensive agency review process that began back in February 2015. (royalcaribbeanblog.com)

Royal Caribbean International Recognized With Travel Weekly China And Ttg China Awards For Seventh Consecutive Year

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

For the seventh consecutive year Royal Caribbean International was recognized as the Best Cruise Operator in China by both Travel Weekly China and TTG China, two of the most influential news resources in the travel industry.

Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Raise Daily Cruise Gratuities

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Come June 1, passengers on Royal Caribbean International ships sailing on or after July 1 will be asked to pay up to $1.70 per person, per day more for crew gratuities. (cruisecritic.com)

First-ever Zumba cruise sails from Fort Lauderdale in January

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

What’s billed as the first-ever Zumba cruise is scheduled to sail from Fort Lauderdale on Jan. 25 aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Independence of the Seas cruise ship. (touch.sun-sentinel.com)

Two Cruise Ships Cancel Puerto Vallarta Calls

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises have each cancelled calls in Puerto Vallarta. The Jewel of the Seas will skip its scheduled call for May 12, and the Celebrity Infinity skipped a call that had been scheduled for May 10. (travelagentcentral.com)

Royal Caribbean Celebrates Mothers with an Additional Onboard Credit

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced a special 3-day bonus offer to celebrate Mothers Day. U.S. and Canadian vacationers who make a new booking starting today through Sunday will receive up to $50 onboard credit for their cruise. (more…)